Top things to do in Singapore

Top things to do in Singapore

Top things to do in Singapore

Though miniscule on the map, Singapore is a power-house of the modern day world. With high-rises plotted all over its skyline, shopping malls studded with brands and limitless options for sumptuous feasts, you will never encounter a dull moment. The extraordinary midnight safari and a breakaway visit to the galvanising Sentosa Islands are assured ways of taking your trip a few notches higher.

Gardens by the Bay:

Located in Downtown Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is spread over 250 acres of land comprising of 250,000 plants, tree grooves, and beautiful pavilions. The garden is divided into 3 different waterfront gardens - Bay South, Bay East, and Bay Central. The park also houses a variety of attractions with the Supertree grove being one of the major highlights. These huge tree groves are designed in a way that provides shade during the day time and showcases an exciting display of sound and light in the night. The gigantic tree-like structures provide you with spellbinding views of the Marina Bay area. Other attractions in the gardens include the 22-meter OCBC Skywalk connected to 2 Supertree groves, cloud forest, heritage gardens and sun pavilion.

Universal Studios:

Located within Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore is southeast Asia’s first Hollywood movie theme park. The Studio is divided into 7 different zones each being uniquely created. The studio has an amazing selection of rides, attractions, and entertainment for adventure-seekers. From entering the world of Sci-Fi by taking the Transformer ride to acquainting yourself with mummies on the Ancient Egypt roller coaster ride, Universal Studios is a terrific hub for entertainment.

Night Safari:

Situated beside Singapore Zoological Garden, Night Safari is the first nocturnal zoo park in the world. Enjoy the tram rides and walking trails inside the park that take you through the forest full of elephants, leopards and tigers. Visit this one-of-a-kind wildlife park for a memorable experience.

Clarke Quay:

Clarke Quay, located along the beautiful Singapore River is a place you need to visit during your stay in the island city. Clarke Quay is a social hub of the city with a variety of restaurants, eateries, cafés and nightclubs which attract a lot of tourists.

East Coast Park:

Located in Marine Parade on the southeastern coast of the island city, East Coast Park is a beach park expanding till the Bedok planning areas. Take a bike ride, or spend some time strolling on the white-sand beach. The park is also known for various water sports, local food sellers and a skate park making it a great place to enjoy the scenic beauty of the city.

Singapore Botanic Gardens:

Built around 150 years ago, this tropical garden is situated beside the city’s prime shopping area. It is one of the three gardens in the world to be honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Botanic Garden is spread over 82 hectares of land and is home to over 10,000 species of flora. It is the only garden that remains open until midnight for 365 days of the year, making it the busiest attraction of Singapore receiving over 4.5 million visitors annually.

Marina Bay Sands Observation Deck:

See the vibrant colors of Singapore from the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck situated 57 floors above the ground in the heart of the island city. Witness the architectural marvel Supertree Grove and the amazing colors of Gardens by the Bay. You can also watch the bustling shipping lanes at the Singapore Strait from the Marina South Pier.

Jurong Bird Park:

Recognized as one of the most reputed bird sanctuaries with some of the biggest free-flying aviaries in the world, Jurong Bird Park is located at the west-end of Singapore. Spread over 20.2 hectares of land, the bird park houses over 5,000 birds of 400 different species. If you are a nature and wildlife enthusiast, visit this bird park to witness some of the rare bird species of the world.

Esplanade:

Theaters on the Bay: Located in the pulse of the city, Esplanade also known as Theatres on the Bay is one of the best performing arts theatre in the world. This iconic theatre is known to host a variety of dance and music shows as well as art exhibitions. Locals have nicknamed the theatre "The Durian" because of its architecture resembling a local fruit here in the island city. The Esplanade stretches over 6 hectares of land with the concert hall having a seating limit of around 1,600 and the theatre with a seating limit of over 2,000. This place is an ideal spot for an evening stroll while you can enjoy free dance and music shows that take place in the Esplanade every day. NOTE: Entry to the theatre is free, however events that take place in the Concert Hall or Theatre are paid. Check the website for upcoming shows and events.

VivoCity:

With 15 cinema screens, an open-air playground, a rooftop amphitheater, an art gallery and a plethora of restaurants and bars – all alongside an extravagant list of high street stores and outlets, VivoCity is the largest shopping mall in Singapore. Here you can shop for everything right from luxurious products to daily essentials.

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